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Royal Sonesta Chicago Riverfront Meetings and Events [for RSB, this links to a pdf]

Location and Setting

Royal Sonesta Chicago Riverfront is an upscale hotel located on the south bank of the Chicago River in The Loop neighborhood, with meeting rooms overlooking the river and the Chicago skyline. Just a half mile walk to Millennium Park and the lakeshore, 17.5 miles from Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport, and 12.5 miles from Midway International Airport, the Royal Sonesta Chicago Riverfront places you at the heart of the city’s famed urban vibe and cultural and architectural icons, including:

  • Magnificent Mile
  • Millennium Park
  • Art Institute of Chicago
  • Grant Park
  • Cadillac Palace Theater
  • Merchandise Mart
  • Auditorium Theater
  • Buckingham Fountain
  • Navy Pier
  • Willis Tower (former Sears Tower)


  • 334 guest rooms including 34 suites featuring luxurious bedding
  • Complimentary high-speed internet access (Wi-Fi and wired), ISDN capabilities
  • Iron and ironing board, radio, flat-screen HD-LCD television
  • Two dual-line telephones, voice mail
  • Laptop-size electronic safe
  • Barrier free and ADA compliant rooms available

Services and Facilities

  • Concierge

Meetings and Business Services

  • 16,000 square feet of function space for business and social occasions accommodating up to 550 guests
  • A dedicated convention services and catering team is available to handle all details
  • The latest audiovisual equipment and services are available

Dining and Entertainment

  • Hoyt’s American Tavern, serving thoughtfully prepared fare with locally sourced ingredients

  • In-Room Dining available daily 6:30 am – 12:00 noon

Sports and Fitness

24-hour state-of-the-art fitness center


Sundries available at Concierge desk or available for purchase in the gift shop. The hotel is located within walking distance of the famed Magnificent Mile, the city’s largest shopping district and home to more than 460 upscale restaurants, departments stores and more. 

Additional Information

  • Check-in: 3:00 pm
  • Check-out: 11:00 am
  • Check-in Policy: Guests must be 21 years of age or older to check-in.
  • Room taxes: 14.45%.
  • Currency: US Dollar
  • Electricity: 120 volts
  • Credit Cards accepted: 
    • American Express
    • MasterCard
    • Visa
    • Discover
    • Diners Club
    • JCB

Royal Sonesta Hotel Chicago Riverfront

71 East Upper Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60601
Tel: 312.346.7100

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